SOC 132 Intro to Race in America (AFR)

Prerequisite: Completion or waiver of MAT 010

In America's last five centuries, the concept of race changed from a literary meaning about the 'race of humankind' toward popular folkways of seeing, describing, and categorizing individuals and groups based on pseudo-scientific explanations of physical and cultural traits associated with groups from various nations and regions. This course allows us to examine social patterns of these interracial and interethnic encounters and to analyze sociologically factors that help to maintain or change the domination or subordination established among the groups in our contemporary American society. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

AFR 132